Amy Schwartz Moretti

Amy is recognized as a deeply expressive artist and known for her musical career of broad versatility.

Violinist Amy Schwartz Moretti is equally versatile as chamber musician, concertmaster, soloist, and educator. Recent performances include the premiere of Christopher Alan Schmitz’s Violin Concerto written for her and concerts from Korea and Hawaii to Georgia, New York, Florida and South Carolina. She enjoys touring and recording with the Ehnes Quartet. Her many festival appearances include Bridgehampton, ChamberFest Cleveland, La Jolla, Meadowmount, Seattle, and Manchester Music Festival. Moretti is former concertmaster of the Oregon Symphony and Florida Orchestra.

She has served as guest concertmaster for the symphony orchestras of Atlanta, Houston, Pittsburgh; the New York Pops and Hawaii Pops; and the festival orchestras of Brevard, Colorado and Grand Teton. Moretti was awarded The Cleveland Institute of Music’s Alumni Achievement Award, was the 2014 San Francisco Conservatory of Music Fanfare Honoree, and was recently selected as one of 2018 Musical America’s “Top 30 Professionals of the Year.”

Since 2007, she has been Director of the McDuffie Center for Strings and has developed the Fabian Concert Series; she also holds the Caroline Paul King Chair, teaching in the Mercer University Townsend School of Music.

She lives in Georgia with her husband and two sons, enjoying their tennis, biking, and swimming activities.